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Discovery of 'Hidden' Outbreak Hints That Zika Virus Can Spread Silently
Discovery of 'Hidden' Outbreak Hints That Zika Virus Can Spread Silently
The Scripps Research Institute | Aug 22, 2019
A genomics study of travel-associated Zika cases reveals an undiscovered outbreak in Cuba in 2017, underscoring the need for coordinated disease surveillance
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Feasibility of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Community Hospitals
Feasibility of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Community Hospitals
JAMA Network Open | Aug 16, 2019
Study finds that "postprescription audit and review is a feasible and effective strategy for antimicrobial stewardship in settings with limited resources and expertise "
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Novel Method Identifies Patients at Risk for HIV Who May Benefit from PrEP Strategies
Novel Method Identifies Patients at Risk for HIV Who May Benefit from PrEP Strategies
National Institute of Mental Health | Jul 11, 2019
NIH-funded studies demonstrate the value of automated prediction algorithms that could be used to prevent new HIV infections
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Malaria Vaccine Pilot Launched
Malaria Vaccine Pilot Launched
World Health Organization | Apr 26, 2019
Malawi is the first of three countries in Africa to roll out the landmark vaccine
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Obesity-Related Cancers Rising in Young Adults in the US
Obesity-Related Cancers Rising in Young Adults in the US
American Cancer Society | Feb 4, 2019
Millennials have about double the risk of some cancers compared to baby boomers at same age
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How Accurate Are Influenza Forecasting Models?
How Accurate Are Influenza Forecasting Models?
University of Massachusetts Amherst | Jan 16, 2019
Accurately predicting the size and timing of infectious disease outbreaks helps public health officials plan appropriate responses
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Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Dec 19, 2018
Intense antibiotic use had a weaker association with resistance than extensive use